|So you'd like to be a reporterů
|Or maybe a photographer, radio journalist, or television film crewman. Great!|
Scott Pendleton, the editor and publisher of Student Contest News (including this Web site), knows how you feel. During 15 years in journalism, he worked in North America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. He published more than 500 articles and dozens of photographs in newspapers and magazines. He worked in radio and television as well before writing The Ultimate Guide to Student Contests and establishing Student Contest News.
Student Contest News is happy to give all willing students the chance to launch their journalism careers by publishing their work on this Web site. We need features about academic contests, recognition awards, honor societies, membership organizations, and academic talent searches.
What are we looking for? Content that will motivate students to get involved in these worthwhile activities. Articles, photos, and even audio narrations or video newsreels are welcome.
For reporters, a typical assignment is to conduct a telephone interview with the winner of a particular contest. What enabled the winner to excel? What did the winner wish he or she had known about the contest before it began? What advice does the winner have for future entrants?
We'll provide a much longer list of questions specific to your assignment. After you conduct the interview, just write the story and e-mail it to Student Contest News. We'll help you polish it.
Ready? Whether you already have an idea or need our suggestion, get in touch. Tell us about yourself and what kind of assignment interests you. You'll hear back right away!
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